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Bad penny blues

by Cathi Unsworth

  • 137 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Serpent"s Tail in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Police,
  • Prostitutes,
  • Nineteen sixties,
  • Fiction,
  • Crimes against,
  • Fashion designers

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementCathi Unsworth
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6121.N79 B33 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 433 p. ;
    Number of Pages433
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26644992M
    ISBN 101846686784
    ISBN 109781846686788
    OCLC/WorldCa776059251

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"Bad Penny Blues" was featured in Mike Figgis' film Red, White & Blues and is on the soundtrack CD of that film. It was a popular and regular feature of Lyttelton concerts, sometimes played with accompanying riffs by the band. It was recorded again by Lyttelton with Elkie Brooks inwith lyrics added, on their album Trouble in : jazz.

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Genre: MysteryAuthor: Cathi Unsworth. A gripping crime novel inspired by the “Jack the Stripper” killings in s London. Bad Penny Blues is the latest gripping crime fiction from Cathi Unsworth, London's undisputed queen of noir.

Set in late s and early s London, it is loosely based on the. Get this from a library. Bad penny blues. [Cathi Unsworth] -- In s London, Police Constable Pete Bradley's discovery of a prostitute's dead body leads to the investigation into Soho where more bodies are.

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If you've not encountered it before, Bad Penny Blues is initially in the Absolute Beginners era in London (think beatniks, jazz and teddy boys), before moving into the mids for most of the 'action'.

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